By Francisco Salazar for OperaWire
“As the Holy Fool, Miles Mykkanen was present throughout the first scenes of the work, as the man haunting Boris. One could see the suffering of his character from the onset with his jittery movements and his fearful face. He was the representation of the victim of the abuses of Boris’ power. And when he finally got a chance to sing in his short interlude, he delivered it with a lamenting tone that emitted the pain of his character. In his brief interaction with Boris, in which he asks him to kill the children who stole his koprek, Mykkanen’s voice was brooding as he warned Boris he would not intercede to the gods.”
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